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Need to Pee During Sex? How Overactive Bladder Affects Intimate Relationships

For women living with bladder challenges, communication and self-confidence may lead to a healthy sex life.

The lights are low, the mood is right. But just as you and your partner are about to get hot and heavy, an urgent, immediate need to pee makes you rush to the bathroom — once again, your overactive bladder has impacted your sex life.

Learning how and when to seek care as well as how to increase communication with health care providers and partners can help women reclaim intimacy and improve their sexual relationships.